YORYM-E7DBB1: Iron Age to Roman : Vessel fragment

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A fragment of a handmade pottery vessel of Late Iron Age to Roman date. The sherd is coarse and appeards to be from the angle between the side and base of the vessel. There are numerous inclusions within the fabric including large angular fragents of quartz, sparce and some chalk/limestone.

The sherd is 49.2mm long, 35.9mm wide, 16.1mm thick and weighs 20.8g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 200 BC
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 49.2 mm
Width: 35.9 mm
Thickness: 16.1 mm
Weight: 20.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th August 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Bridlington Quay Metal Detecting Club Luttons Rally

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Luttons

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 8 years ago

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